Google has released its own open source Web browser, called Chrome, aiming at Microsoft's Internet Explorer and ensuring easy access to its market-leading search engine. It's available on Windows machines to start with, and is, according to Google, multi-threaded. Is this just designed to steer people to Google?
Comcast's Broadband Caps Under the Microscope
Comcast has made it official with a new policy posted on its Web site early Friday: Starting Oct. 1, home Internet service customers will be limited to 250GB of data transfer per month. According to the company, the move is in response to heavy usage by some customers that can cause network congestion. Is this the end of the Internet as we know it?
The Commodore Makes a Comeback
The famous Commodore brand is to be attached to the lid of a Small, Cheap Computer. The UMMD 8010/F will be based on VIA's C7-M processor rather than an Intel Atom. It has a 10in screen, 1GB of memory and an 80GB hard drive, running Windows XP. There's a memory card slot, an Ethernet port and several USB connectors. The price is to be around the $400 to $500 range for other netbooks.
Sarah Palin Gets a Wikipedia Makeover
Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin got a glowing overhaul of her Wikipedia entry just hours before her nomination was announced. A mystery Wikipedia user -- under the name Young Trigg -- put in about 30 edits to the biographical article on the website. Should we believe everything we read?
What's Coming at Next Week's Apple Music Event?
Apple has sent out invitations for a music-related event next week, and the smart money is on new iPods. What are we likely to see?